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View Resource Federal Trade Commission: Privacy Initiatives

The US Federal Trade Commission provides this site, highlighted by the availability of its Privacy Online: A Report to Congress. In addition, the site offers tips on how to protect personal information, transcripts of relevant congressional testimony, useful information about protecting your privacy while you "travel" the Net, and FTC pamphlets on consumer protection and privacy information, among...

https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/privacy-and-...
View Resource Safeguarding Your Technology: Practical Guidelines for Electronic Education Information Security

This new publication from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) explains the necessity for developing a comprehensive and customized electronic security policy and offers guidance to educational administrators in devising and implementing one. The report is organized in ten chapters, addressing topics such as risk assessment; development and implementation of security policy;...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/98297.pdf
View Resource The Internet and the Family 2000: The View from Parents, the View from Kids

Released on May 16, 2000, by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, this report finds that many younger users are willing to divulge private information about their families in exchange for free gifts. Based on a survey of 1,000 parents and children with online access at home, the report reveals that 45 percent of ten- to seventeen-year-olds, as opposed to 29 percent...

https://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/wp-content/uploa...
View Resource Federal Trade Commission: Online Privacy

The US Federal Trade Commission provides its Privacy Online: A Report to Congress. This 43 page monograph "provides an assessment of the effectiveness of self-regulation as a means of protecting consumer privacy on the World Wide Web,... based on a comprehensive online survey of the information practices of commercial Web sites, including sites directed to children, conducted in March 1998; an...

https://www.ftc.gov/reports/privacy-online-report-congress